What Is Responsive Web Design and Why Is it Important?

Chances are that you have heard about the importance of responsive web design. All this means is that your site looks the same or similar on all devices including desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and smart phones. Images, videos, and sidebars re-adjust or re-align in order to be contained within the device screen size, eliminating horizontal scrolling or being cut off entirely. The importance of having a responsive website is not going to go away, and in fact, is becoming increasingly important as site views on mobile take over site views on a desktop. ...more
This is very useful - and helped me identify a problem with my site (still not sure how to fix ... more

51 Great Tips and Tricks for Bloggers

I've been blogging for just a little shy of a year now, and there are some things I have picked up along the way. Whether you're thinking of starting your own blog or you have been blogging yourself for a while now, I think there is probably something here for everyone (even if it's just affirmation). Come for the tips, but stay for the tricks to catapult your blog. ...more
I wish there was a print button :) Great list - have highlighted 5 points to focus on this ... more

How to Write a Delicious Food Blog Post

So, you have started your food blog. Now comes the hard part: providing good content. But don't worry, this is also one of the fun parts of blogging. How do you write good content though? I'm glad you asked, I'm here to take you through the steps! ...more
AngryHungryHobbit ketchupwiththat Thank you for the feedback! I do need to be more personal - ... more

How to Write a Delicious Food Blog Post

So, you have started your food blog. Now comes the hard part: providing good content. But don't worry, this is also one of the fun parts of blogging. How do you write good content though? I'm glad you asked, I'm here to take you through the steps! ...more
Thanks- this is very helpful. My blog is just over a year old, and  I also struggle with photos, ... more

I Wish I'd Never Told Her To Hurry

She turned sixteen yesterday. She's no longer the sweet chubby-faced baby I knew so well. I knew every inch of her, in the knowing way of mothers, from the curls that swooped around her curving ears to her fat little toes I kissed each morning. I knew her quirks and her desires, how she liked her oatmeal and how her brother made her squeal. She made me beam with just her existence. And her face would light up like a mirror of mine when she saw me. ...more
This made me cry this morning. So true... more

Harper Lee Agrees to Publish Second Novel 55 Years After 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Fans of Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, long have mourned that Lee only published one book. Lee's publisher HarperCollins announced today that a missing manuscript from Lee's first novel Go Set a Watchman was found and will be published in July.  ...more
I can't wait to read this - it will be so interesting to see what her original conception of ... more

How to Make Healthy Homemade Ginger Chews

Ginger is a fabulous aid to digestion, and these Homemade Ginger Chews are great for warding off those sugar cravings. Ginger chews are simple to make; I used agave nectar and coconut instead of sugar. Simple, sweet, and a hint of spice, just like a good life! Homemade Ginger Chews...more
This is great! I will definitely be trying these. Thanks :) more

Why You Should Never Do These Things When You Travel

With 2015 under way, now is the time that many people start thinking about their holidays and travel plans for the coming year or even writing a bucket list of things they’d like to do in 2015....more
Excellent post! I think people often don't realize the impact (for good or for ill) that their ... more

Should Your Children Walk Home Alone? CPS Says No

Should fear of Child Protective Services taking our children affect the everyday decisions of parents? Danielle and Alexander Meitiv, parents in Silver Spring, Maryland, now find themselves under investigation by CPS for allowing their children, ages ten and six, to walk one mile home from a park. ...more
I do agree that kids need the opportunity to develop their independence, and that there is a ... more

How to Make Chickpea Fries (Also Known as "Panisse")

Panisse is a crispy, gluten-free French dish from Provence made with chickpea flour. These chickpea fries are great as a snack, a side dish, or a light meal with some rice and curried or spiced vegetables....more
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